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Feb 20, 2013 6:00pm PST
economy again on the brink. hours before that self-imposed economic doomsday for us and the planet, the president announces that a deal has been struck. it was close and unpleasant, and it was all on purpose. that was july. by september, same year, another threatened government shutdown. this time it was the senate that had to find its way back from the edge of catastrophe, but they did it with something like 90 minutes to spare. then this past december, let's all go back to the brink. congressional republicans threatening an avalanche of tax hikes and other recession-inducing budget cuts. it's the fiscal cliff, look out! congressional republicans blew right past the new year's eve deadline and then after the sky was supposed to have fallen, a deal was made shortly thereafter to retroactively avert said disaster. remember all that? well, here we are again, back at the brink again. do brinks wear out if you use them too much? for the seventh time since winning the majority congressional republicans are holding the government sort of hostage. tonight we are nine days away from another sel
Feb 22, 2013 1:00am PST
economy if you don't have spending power. and for fairness. because of wages you can't go to clinton. newt gingrich likes to win things. it has been a while since he has but it was at that point still >> in 2007 the democrats were in control of congress. the model was 1996 when you had a democratic president and big clinton. newt gingrich likes to win things. it has been a while since he has but it was at that point still on a roll. you had dick armey who was the majority leader who was dead set against it. but the republicans gave into reality for some of the republicans, but the sort of more traditional conservatives, they keep telling people to go to work. we don't want the 47%. how do you turn around and say yes, people should go to work but shouldn't make enough money to live on. this is a subset of the most interesting dynamic in the world today. as i said, will the meanies beat the crazies? >> we are routing for the meanies. overall, are there numbers where the poling becomes so overwhelming? i'm thinking about it on the gun issue in terms of universal background checks. we do
Feb 19, 2013 9:00pm PST
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Search Results 0 to 10 of about 11 (some duplicates have been removed)